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Isopogon cuneatus Pink Drumsticks

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Isopogon cuneatus Pink Drumsticks Coneflower, Pink Drumsticks,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Hardy upright native shrub with narrow bluish-green foliage. Masses of pink cone-like flowers appear in winter and throughout spring. Use as an informal hedge, to attract nectar feeding birds and makes an outstanding cut flower. Grows approx 1.5m tall x 1.5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Blue, Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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